The Man Who Was Poe

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HarperCollins, Aug 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
22 Reviews
The Old City Lay Dark And Cold...

It is night. And Edmund is alone. His mother is gone. His aunt, who went in search of her, is dead. His sister has disappeared. Edmund has no one. Except for a stranger of the night.

A dark, mysterious stranger who flees from demons of his own...who follows Edmund with grim determination through the cold and shadow city, promising to help, but often hindering. A stranger who needs Edmund for purpose of his own!

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User Review  - Marissa Grothe - Goodreads

It was very boring and the plot was not exciting. The ending was very predictable. DO NOT READ THIS BOOK IF YOU WANT TO READ SOMETHING EXCITING! Avi totally went into and supported the slander ... Read full review

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User Review  - Luke Ferderer - Goodreads

The book had a good plot but the information was incorrect. Avi uses the information that is not true and is slander. The slander of Poe is not true but people need to relies that it is not true. It is Griswold's ideas to ruin Poe's repetition. Read full review


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Avi is the author of more than sixty books, including Crispin: The Cross of Lead, a Newbery Medal winner, and Crispin: At the Edge of the World. His other acclaimed titles include The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth, both Newbery Honor Books, and most recently The Seer of Shadows. He lives with his family in Colorado.

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